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Day 959. Overwhelmed by tasks? Try this approach…

March 10, 2014
Day 959.  Overwhelmed by tasks?  Try this approach…

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 959.  Friday, November 8, 2013 The more I thought about the day the more concerned I became. Aside from work, I wanted to get new tires on my car, have dinner with some friends, go to the dance studio, take some headshots, go to the bookstore,…

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Day 958. Help clear the cloud of doubt!

March 9, 2014
Day 958. Help clear the cloud of doubt!

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 958.  Thursday, November 7, 2013 Smiling Daffodil:  “Roe, I was reading the photography books and the author advised the following techniques…” I explained the methods I learned for getting sharp photos…the implication being my photos aren’t any good because I don’t use the method. Roe listened.…

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Day 957. How to encourage others to succeed!

March 9, 2014
Day 957.  How to encourage others to succeed!

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 957.  Wednesday, November 6, 2013 I walked excitedly into the gym.  Today was Day 2 of my return to the gym—I figured if I can do two days, then it’s a habit. Clyde greeted me with a smile and we chatted about my absence and my…

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Day 956. Take the time to listen. You’ll be inspired by others!

March 9, 2014
Day 956.  Take the time to listen.  You’ll be inspired by others!

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 956.  Tuesday, November 5, 2013 I walked in to Starbucks and was happy to see Emily. Smiling Daffodil: “I haven’t seen you in awhile.” Emily:  “I work different shifts these days—usually I’m off by the time you come in.  By the way, thank you for the…

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Day 955. Simple tips for building relationships

March 9, 2014
Day 955.  Simple tips for building relationships

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 955.  Monday, November 4, 2013 Charlie:  “How was the opera?  If I remember correctly, you were certain you weren’t going to have fun.” Smiling Daffodil:  “It was fun!” I began to describe all the day’s events leading up to the opera as well as dinner, photography…

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Day 954. Cooperate with the inevitable.

March 9, 2014
Day 954.  Cooperate with the inevitable.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 954.  Sunday, November 3, 2013 A friend recently gave me his email address.  He asked that I send him photos from the recent dance event.  I’ve been sitting on this email address for a week. It’s not that sending an email is difficult.  Finding the photos…

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Day 953. The positive effects of creating happiness for others.

January 8, 2014
Day 953.  The positive effects of creating happiness for others.

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 953.  Saturday, November 2, 2013 It was 11:30 pm as we walked out of the opera house.  We walked to one side of the building to admire the Dallas skyline. Smiling Daffodil:  “You know… I have my camera in the car… and we look nice since…

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Day 952. Sometimes you might think you’re too busy to apply Dale Carnegie’s principles….

January 8, 2014
Day 952.  Sometimes you might think you’re too busy to apply Dale Carnegie’s principles….

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 952.  Friday, November 1, 2013 Jane:  “Smiling Daffodil I have a problem. I’m really frustrated about the following…” I listened and my first instinct was— why is this my problem? But I sat quietly and processed everything Jane was sharing. When she finished I sat a…

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Day 951. Ever feel like you’re melting?

December 31, 2013
365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles By The Smiling Daffodil

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 951.  Thursday, October 31, 2013 I was melting.  My foot got stepped on.  The dance steps were stressful. I was shutting down. The moment the dance ended I put my street shoes on and quietly left. I needed to escape without making a scene. During that…

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Day 950. Pick your battles!

December 31, 2013
365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles By The Smiling Daffodil

365+ Days of Living the Dale Carnegie Principles Day 950.  Wednesday, October 30, 2013 My dance lesson began. Uly:  “Do you have any questions?” Smiling Daffodil:  “Actually, yes.  There was a Lindy Hop step I learned last Wednesday in group class.  It was called the Camel Walk.  I don’t remember anything about it—other than I…

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